Bowdoin National Wildlife Refuge


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Bowdoin National Wildlife Refuge

Address:194 Bowdoin Auto Tour Rd
Malta, MT 59538

Phone:406-654-2863
Fax:406-654-2866
Web: www.fws.gov/bowdoin
Established: 1936.
Location:7 miles northeast of Malta in northeastern Montana.
Facilities:Visitor contact station, wildlife viewing sites (é), photo blind, auto tour route (15 miles).
Activities:Boating, canoeing, hunting, educational programs.
Special Features:Geologic history indicates that Lake Bowdoin was once an oxbow of the pre-glacial Missouri River channel. Today the river lies nearly 70 miles south of the refuge.
Habitats: 15,551 acres of marsh and grassland.
Access: Open during daylight hours.
Wild life: Canada geese, white pelicans, California gulls, ring-billed gulls, cormorants, great blue herons, turtles, snakes, gophers, coyotes, pronghorn antelope, and deer.

See other parks in Montana.